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Mechanization Takes Command: A Contribution to Anonymous History

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Over the last 200 years mechanization has moved from being a marginal marvel, of interest to scientists and tinkerers, to the dominant condition of modern society and economy, so much so that it's now easy to imagine a future where mechanization even enters into the human mind and body. Siegfried Giedion's extraordinary, encyclopedic book traces the various ways in which, ...more
Paperback, 759 pages
Published June 1st 1969 by W.W. Norton & Company (NY) (first published December 1st 1948)
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